The RCN union is expected to announce the result of the strike ballot in the coming days
Major disruption is expected on one of the busiest weekends for online shopping
Strike action will take place across October and November
BREAKING: Strikes will begin next month
The union is demanding a 'dignified, proper pay rise'
'A lifetime of service must never mean a lifetime of poverty'
The union said the industrial action may cause 'significant issues' for those working from home
The British Medical Association claims doctors' pay has fallen by as much as 30% since 2008
This comes as the North West braces for the biggest rail strike in thirty years
More travel disruption is on the horizon...